Italy's Government Falls Prodi Resigns, Berlusconi Rejoices

Romano Prodi has fallen. In a dramatic vote of confidence in the Senate on Thursday evening, the Italian prime minister came up short and resigned shortly thereafter. Archrival -- and former premier -- Silvio Berlusconi is waiting in the wings.
Von Michael Braun
Romano Prodi just prior to Thursday night's confidence vote in the Senate in Rome. He went on to lose the vote.

Romano Prodi just prior to Thursday night's confidence vote in the Senate in Rome. He went on to lose the vote.

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